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18 Blender Recipes That'll Make Cooking So Much Easier

All good things come to a *blend*.

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Let's face it, home cooking can be tough. But you can use your blender to make all types of soups, sauces, brunch bakes, overnight oats, and more!

And psst...a prep blender can be the help you need come meal time, because it has blending cups in an array of different sizes.

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Versatility is key!

Features: includes 40 oz. processor bowl and 16 oz. chopper bowl, BPA-free, dishwasher-safe

Promising review: "This Ninja works really well. The blades are very sharp, which allows whatever you choose, will be very finely chopped/pureed. Exactly what I needed for my job!" —Juggs

Get it from Walmart for $49.99.

So without further ado, here are some delish recipes to try out with your blender:

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3. Four ingredient soups four ways so you can get your veggies in on a budget!

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Get the full recipes from Tasty.

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6. And four different smoothie bowls you'll need to share on the Gram ASAP.

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The only thing better than blending up the smoothie is blending it up and eating it out of some gorgeous fruit.

Get the full recipes from Tasty.

7. Homemade chicken baby food (for 9+ months) and raspeary baby food (7+ months) so you know your baby is getting food made with love.

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12. Hazelnut milk you'll indulge in in no time. Bye bye, over priced milk from the health food store!

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They charge $8 for the smallest amount of this at my grocery store, but it is so good 😭. This recipe is super easy, just soak the hazelnuts over night and then blend them up with a few other ingredients!

Get the full recipe from Tasty.

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14. Korean-style BBQ beef the blender shall make a little bit easier to cook up. It's so worth it!

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Blending up your own sauce has never been tastier.

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16. An oat milk recipe that is surprisingly easy to make. Creamy coffee here we come.

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I'm seriously making this as soon as I get home. Somehow there is no soaking involved in this recipe, just mix and strain!

Get the full recipe from Tasty.

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18. And a weekday lunch kit for anyone who swears they don't have time to make lunch every day – now you can get it all out of the way!

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This blended red pepper spread looks like everything a lunch should be tbh.

Get the full recipe from Tasty.

If you're v inspired to get blending, but still need a blender, try this Ninja professional blender people swear by.

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Features: 72 oz XL pitcher with pour spout, no-slip base, kitchen blender is dishwasher-safe, blades won't spin unless lid is tightly secured into place, three different blending speeds, BPA-free

Promising review: "I love making smoothies and blew through two regular blenders within 4 months, so I needed a heavy-duty blender. This Ninja Professional Blender fits the bill perfectly. It's easy to use, chops ice and fruit with no problem, and is simple to use. I love this Ninja because it's simple, i.e., it has easy to read and use buttons without all of the nuances of some of the more expensive models. I highly recommend the Ninja Professional if you're looking for a classic, up to date blender that'll power-through ice, fruit, and whatever else you throw at it." —SmoothieGirl

Get it from Walmart for $89.99 or from Jet for $89.99.

Or, give this budget-friendly (but still powerful!) blender a whirl for all your meals.

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Features: lid with pour spout and ingredient slot, four speeds and 12 functions, six-cup jar, slip-resistant feet, dishwasher-safe removable parts

Promising review: "I really liked some of the features this blender has. The pitcher was durable and very easy to pour with. The dual flip top lids were great! I liked the blending options, it was great to have course to fine elections. Oh, the cord keeper in the base was a great feature!" —Teal

Get it from Walmart for $36.42 or from Jet for $36.42.

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